Assistant Professor

Augusta University
Summerville Campus

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Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Summerville Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223640
Job Information THE UNIVERSITY: Augusta University, located in historic Augusta, Georgia, is one of only four public comprehensive research institutions in the state of Georgia. Founded in 1828, the university includes ten colleges and schools with nearly 9000 students and over 1000 full time faculty. It houses the nation's ninth-largest and 13th-oldest medical school, the state's sole dental college, an aligned and integrated health system, a growing intercollegiate athletics program, and the diverse Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, among other units.


THE DEPARTMENT: The department offers undergraduates degrees in History and Anthropology, and teaches a broad range of core social science and humanities courses.


Job Summary The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta University seeks a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of US History. Appointment to begin August 2021. All periods and specializations are welcome, but interest in and experience with military history is essential and public history would be considered a plus. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and display a compelling research agenda. PhD in History or related field required, awarded prior to appointment. The successful candidate will teach survey courses in both earlier and later US History as well as upper-level courses in military history alongside other courses in the candidate’s areas of interest. Standard duties for academic-year faculty include teaching undergraduate history courses, advising and mentoring students, maintaining a strong research program, and providing service to the Department, College, and University.


Responsibilities include: Teaching courses as assigned; holding office hours, providing timely grading and student feedback; adhering to all academic policies of the University; maintenance of a high quality research program; and publication of peer-reviewed scholarship.


Required Qualifications Educational Requirements


Earned Ph.D. in History or related field at time of appointment.


Required Experience


Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations.


Preferred Experience


Experience teaching fully online synchronous or asychronous courses.


Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at


Please upload your cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for at least three academic references, as one PDF document.


For more information, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Wendy Turner, Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 or


Review of applications will begin March 9, 2021.


Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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